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Malie is looking for an ethical framework that says, "Greed is good."
CONCEPTSupport for Conventionalism15Theo is running for political office. It is a well-known fact that Theo is corrupt— he intends to use his office for his own personal and financial gain, to thedetriment of the communities he serves. Yet polls show that he has aconsiderable lead over his opponents because he can afford
aggressive advertising. A group of citizens decides to take matters into itsown hands by blackmailing Theo so he will drop out of the election.Most people would agree that this action is immoral. How might itbe evaluated by a utilitarian?
CONCEPTApplying Utilitarianism16Which of the following scenarios would be neutral for an egoist?
CONCEPTCommitments of Egoism17Jerome gets injured helping a distressed swimmer. Jerome dies, but theswimmer lives.How would a utilitarian classify Jerome's action?18
How might a Kantian deontologist evaluate cheating on anassignment?It is morally right because it doesn't violate your freedom or ability to reason.It is morally right because it can prevent you from failing a class, losing thetuition, and getting in trouble with your parents.It is morally wrong because lying to the teacher deprives her of information sheneeds.It is morally wrong because it violates the humanity of the person you cheated offof.
CONCEPTApplying Kantian Deontology19Which of the following statements would you expect to hear from aconventionalist?
CONCEPTConventionalism20An argument is valid, and its premises are true.

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